|Observation data (J2000 epoch)|
|Right ascension||12h 54m 51.9s|
|Declination||-10° 14' 52"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||12.4|
|Type||Barred Spiral (SBc)|
|4790, MCG -2-33-56, IRAS12522-0958, PGC 43972|
NGC 4790 is a Barred Spiral Galaxy (SBc) located in the vicinity of the constellation Virgo. It has a declination of -10° 14' 52" and a right ascension of 12 hours, 54 minutes and 51.9 seconds. In 2012, a possible supernova, SN 2012au, was detected in NGC 4790.
The galaxy was discovered on 25 March 1786 by William Herschel.
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